The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Citrix products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Citrix Systems.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix
Rank 65 69 73
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Permanent jobs citing Citrix 211 261 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.81% 3.77% 3.73%
As % of the Vendors category 9.31% 8.63% 8.29%
Number of salaries quoted 162 214 205
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,150 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Citrix
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Vendors Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2266 3025 2992
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.95% 43.72% 44.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1875 2564 2456
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% -1.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Citrix
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Citrix across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Citrix Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Citrix
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Citrix across the North West region.

Citrix Salary Trend in the North West

Citrix
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Citrix across the North West region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Citrix Salary Histogram in the North West

Citrix
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix within the North West region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -19 89 £37,500 +15.38% 15
Cheshire +8 63 £27,000 -16.92% 11
Merseyside +31 48 £40,000 +25.00% 2
Lancashire +10 6 £22,913 -35.45%
Citrix
England

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West region citing Citrix also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Citrix.

1 342 (70.08%) Windows
2 258 (52.87%) Active Directory
3 243 (49.80%) VMware
4 241 (49.39%) Microsoft
5 179 (36.68%) Windows Server
6 177 (36.27%) ITIL
7 154 (31.56%) MS Exchange
8 151 (30.94%) VMware Infrastructure
9 117 (23.98%) XenApp
10 116 (23.77%) Microsoft Certification
11 102 (20.90%) Hyper-V
12 93 (19.06%) Cisco
13 90 (18.44%) Windows 7
14 87 (17.83%) DNS
15 83 (17.01%) SCCM
16 82 (16.80%) Windows Server 2008
16 82 (16.80%) Finance
17 80 (16.39%) MS Office
18 78 (15.98%) SQL
19 77 (15.78%) AppSense
20 74 (15.16%) LAN
21 73 (14.96%) MS Excel
22 70 (14.34%) Exchange Server 2010
23 67 (13.73%) SQL Server
24 66 (13.52%) Blackberry
25 64 (13.11%) Windows Server 2012
26 62 (12.70%) Citrix Certification
27 61 (12.50%) TCP/IP
27 61 (12.50%) XenDesktop
28 60 (12.30%) SAN

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West region citing Citrix also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Citrix. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 154 (31.56%) MS Exchange
2 70 (14.34%) Exchange Server 2010
3 55 (11.27%) IIS
4 49 (10.04%) SharePoint
5 35 (7.17%) Exchange Server 2013
6 34 (6.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 18 (3.69%) Exchange Server 2007
7 18 (3.69%) Skype for Business
8 12 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2003
9 9 (1.84%) Confluence
10 4 (0.82%) CMS
10 4 (0.82%) Office Communications Server
11 3 (0.61%) Apache
11 3 (0.61%) nginx
12 2 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.20%) Tomcat
Applications
1 80 (16.39%) MS Office
2 73 (14.96%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.41%) QuarkXPress
5 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 7 (1.43%) Infor SunSystems
2 6 (1.23%) SAP Business One
3 3 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.41%) Primavera
5 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 55 (11.27%) Office 365
2 10 (2.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.84%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (1.84%) IaaS
3 9 (1.84%) PaaS
4 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.20%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 87 (17.83%) DNS
2 74 (15.16%) LAN
3 61 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 60 (12.30%) SAN
5 52 (10.66%) Firewall
6 51 (10.45%) VPN
7 49 (10.04%) WAN
8 48 (9.84%) DHCP
9 39 (7.99%) Network Security
10 38 (7.79%) VLAN
11 35 (7.17%) VoIP
12 27 (5.53%) SSL
13 26 (5.33%) Fibre Channel
13 26 (5.33%) iSCSI
13 26 (5.33%) NetScaler
14 25 (5.12%) BGP
14 25 (5.12%) Cisco Nexus
14 25 (5.12%) FCoE
14 25 (5.12%) HTTP
14 25 (5.12%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (13.73%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (1.23%) SAP HANA
4 5 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (0.61%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.41%) Big Data
6 2 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.41%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.41%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 16 (3.28%) JIRA
2 7 (1.43%) HP UFT
3 2 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.41%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.20%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.20%) Selenium
4 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 82 (16.80%) Finance
2 56 (11.48%) Law
3 40 (8.20%) Legal
4 27 (5.53%) Banking
5 16 (3.28%) German Language
6 10 (2.05%) Retail
7 9 (1.84%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (1.23%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.82%) Advertising
9 4 (0.82%) Investment Banking
9 4 (0.82%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.61%) Marketing
11 2 (0.41%) Back Office
11 2 (0.41%) French Language
Job Titles
1 145 (29.71%) Analyst
2 81 (16.60%) Support Analyst
3 71 (14.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 58 (11.89%) Service Analyst
5 56 (11.48%) Support Engineer
6 48 (9.84%) Service Desk Analyst
7 45 (9.22%) Citrix Engineer
8 44 (9.02%) IT Engineer
9 39 (7.99%) 2nd Line Support
10 38 (7.79%) Systems Engineer
11 37 (7.58%) 3rd Line Support
12 32 (6.56%) Senior Analyst
13 30 (6.15%) Senior IT Support
14 29 (5.94%) 1st Line Support
15 28 (5.74%) IT Support
16 26 (5.33%) Network Engineer
16 26 (5.33%) Senior Network Engineer
17 25 (5.12%) Consultant
17 25 (5.12%) Network Security Engineer
17 25 (5.12%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (0.82%) Web Services
2 3 (0.61%) .NET
2 3 (0.61%) LAPP Stack
3 2 (0.41%) XML
4 1 (0.20%) Gearman
Miscellaneous
1 66 (13.52%) Blackberry
2 44 (9.02%) Data Centre
3 25 (5.12%) Hybrid Cloud
3 25 (5.12%) iPad
4 22 (4.51%) iPhone
4 22 (4.51%) Management Information System
5 19 (3.89%) Enterprise Software
5 19 (3.89%) Fat Client
5 19 (3.89%) Thin Client
6 13 (2.66%) Computer Science
7 9 (1.84%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (1.84%) Video Conferencing
7 9 (1.84%) Wiki
8 8 (1.64%) Clustering
9 6 (1.23%) Driving Licence
10 5 (1.02%) Public Cloud
11 4 (0.82%) EqualLogic
11 4 (0.82%) Mobile Computing
12 3 (0.61%) Enterprise Storage
12 3 (0.61%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 342 (70.08%) Windows
2 179 (36.68%) Windows Server
3 90 (18.44%) Windows 7
4 82 (16.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 64 (13.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 55 (11.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 36 (7.38%) Windows XP
8 32 (6.56%) Windows 8
9 26 (5.33%) Linux
10 11 (2.25%) Unix
11 9 (1.84%) Mac OS X
12 8 (1.64%) Android
13 7 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (1.23%) Solaris
15 5 (1.02%) Windows 2000 Server
16 4 (0.82%) Data ONTAP
16 4 (0.82%) Windows Mobile
17 3 (0.61%) CentOS
17 3 (0.61%) Debian
17 3 (0.61%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (36.27%) ITIL
2 39 (7.99%) Service Management
3 35 (7.17%) Disaster Recovery
4 28 (5.74%) Line Management
5 25 (5.12%) E-Commerce
5 25 (5.12%) Load Balancing
6 21 (4.30%) Incident Management
7 20 (4.10%) Document Management
7 20 (4.10%) Project Management
8 18 (3.69%) ITIL V3
8 18 (3.69%) Mentoring
8 18 (3.69%) Service Delivery
9 16 (3.28%) Infrastructure Management
9 16 (3.28%) Problem Management
10 15 (3.07%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (2.87%) Logistics
12 13 (2.66%) Change Management
12 13 (2.66%) Migration
13 11 (2.25%) Software Testing
13 11 (2.25%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 78 (15.98%) SQL
2 35 (7.17%) PowerShell
3 10 (2.05%) VBScript
4 7 (1.43%) C
5 5 (1.02%) Bash Shell
6 4 (0.82%) Perl
6 4 (0.82%) PHP
6 4 (0.82%) PL/SQL
6 4 (0.82%) Python
6 4 (0.82%) Ruby
7 3 (0.61%) C#
8 2 (0.41%) VB
8 2 (0.41%) VBA
9 1 (0.20%) Java
9 1 (0.20%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 116 (23.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 62 (12.70%) Citrix Certification
3 55 (11.27%) ITIL Certification
4 48 (9.84%) Cisco Certification
5 45 (9.22%) MCSE
6 40 (8.20%) CCA
7 39 (7.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 36 (7.38%) Degree
9 35 (7.17%) MCSA
10 32 (6.56%) MCITP
11 27 (5.53%) MCDST
12 26 (5.33%) CCNP
13 25 (5.12%) CCIE
14 23 (4.71%) CCNA
15 22 (4.51%) MCTS
16 21 (4.30%) MCP
17 14 (2.87%) MOS
18 12 (2.46%) NCDA
19 7 (1.43%) CNA
19 7 (1.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.71%) SLA
2 11 (2.25%) QA
3 1 (0.20%) COBIT
3 1 (0.20%) ISO22301
3 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 258 (52.87%) Active Directory
2 151 (30.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 117 (23.98%) XenApp
4 102 (20.90%) Hyper-V
5 61 (12.50%) XenDesktop
6 31 (6.35%) Microsoft App-V
7 30 (6.15%) Terminal Server
8 27 (5.53%) vSphere
9 20 (4.10%) Terminal Services
10 14 (2.87%) XenServer
11 10 (2.05%) VMware ESXi
12 8 (1.64%) Xen
13 5 (1.02%) VMware ESX
14 3 (0.61%) Squid
14 3 (0.61%) Varnish
14 3 (0.61%) VMware Server
15 1 (0.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 1 (0.20%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 83 (17.01%) SCCM
2 20 (4.10%) XenMobile
3 15 (3.07%) SCOM
4 14 (2.87%) EdgeSight
4 14 (2.87%) Nagios
5 9 (1.84%) SCOrch
6 7 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
6 7 (1.43%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (1.02%) Puppet
8 4 (0.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (0.61%) AppDNA
9 3 (0.61%) Munin
9 3 (0.61%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 3 (0.61%) Zenoss
10 2 (0.41%) Backup Exec
10 2 (0.41%) MIMEsweeper
10 2 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
11 1 (0.20%) AirWatch
11 1 (0.20%) Cisco Prime
11 1 (0.20%) DameWare
Vendors
1 243 (49.80%) VMware
2 241 (49.39%) Microsoft
3 93 (19.06%) Cisco
4 77 (15.78%) AppSense
5 57 (11.68%) HP
6 35 (7.17%) NetApp
7 26 (5.33%) Symantec
8 16 (3.28%) Apple
9 13 (2.66%) Dell
9 13 (2.66%) EMC
9 13 (2.66%) Sophos
10 11 (2.25%) 3PAR
10 11 (2.25%) Intel Security
11 10 (2.05%) Interwoven
11 10 (2.05%) Oracle
11 10 (2.05%) Veeam
12 9 (1.84%) Remedy
13 7 (1.43%) SAP
14 6 (1.23%) Google
14 6 (1.23%) Infor
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